Yet, we often find over holiday season tourists cramming into one or two of the more popular of Ballito's beaches (such as Willard's Beach and Thompson's Bay.) But, head out and explore, sometimes a bit of walking is needed and you will discover beautiful secluded coves, rock pools, long open stretches of sand and incredible views. If you want to know more about Ballito's Beaches and especially looking to escape the crowds, then this guide to the beaches of the North Coast is just for you. From Clarke Bay in the south up past Willard's Beach, Thompson's Bay, Chaka's Rock, Salt Rock, the Sheffield area, to Christmas Bay, the Dolphin Coast (or North Coast) of KwaZulu-Natal has some incredible beaches and we are delighted to be able to share their beauty with you.
If you're looking for a busy, exciting, viby beach, then Willard's is the choice of Ballito's beaches. Willard's beach is extremely popular with the younger crowd, safe, beautiful and FUN.
Willard Beach is the major attractions for tourists in Ballito. Willard Beach is perfect for a day of fun in the sun. From swimming beaches that are protected by life guardss and also a popular surfing spot with several tidal pools. in the area
Shaka's Rock beach is a very special place, and the locals don't like "killing" - so please be gentle, don't damage the coral, don't kill things, refrain from collecting fish, animals, shells, just try enjoy the rich marine life along this shore for what it is. This is one of the few of Ballito's beaches that has very special biodiversity value.
Salt Rock Beach is one of the few long open sandy beaches in Ballito and well serviced by many B&B's, Campsites and Hotels along the beach. Plenty of parking, lifeguards on duty, convenient. Definitely one of Ballito's beaches worth visiting.
Sheffield beach is a must visit, at least once for any visitor to Ballito or Salt Rock, even if it's just for a quick stroll. This is one of the best areas for dolphin viewing and one of the beaches in Ballito that still has heaps of character and a wild feel to it
Christmas Bay Beach is special because even on New Years Day, you can find a quiet spot to relax without any tourists or crowds. This is something you may battle to find at other Ballito Beaches in peak season. It's beautiful, secluded and a great spot for any tourist in the area to explore and spend some time away from the crowds